We are seeking a Phd Student to contribute to the Télévie project: “Long non-coding RNAs in Glioblastoma” within the NorLux Neuro-Oncology Laboratory of the LIH. The successfull candidate will investigate the function of two long non-coding RNAs and evaluate their potential as therapeutic targets to counteract tumour resistance to therapy. The project will involve a collaboration with the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Edinburgh (UK). The student will be enrolled at the doctoral school of the University of Luxembourg.
- Perform laboratory techniques that include: cell proliferation, cytotoxic assays, RNA quantification, microscopy, RNA/protein immunoprecipitation
- Participate in laboratory activities, including seminars and interactions with other teams.
- Participation in trainings and conferences
- Scientific writing (reports, articles and thesis)
KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Master degree in Molecular or Cellular Biology
- Knowledge in Oncology and/or Epigenetics/RNA biology
- Experience in Chromatin and/or genome editing technologies is an asset
- Rigor, motivation, curiosity, oral and written communication skills, ability to work with others
- Language skills: English fluency (written and oral, working language)
Fixed-term contract (up to 4 years) – Full time – Start date : immediately